eventide

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noun even·tide \ˈē-vən-ˌtīd\

Definition of eventide

  1. :  the time of evening :  evening

Examples of eventide in a Sentence

  1. eventide was their favorite time for enjoying a quiet respite in the backyard

First Known Use of eventide

before 12th century



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